Making it work: promoting participation of job seekers with multiple barriers through the Personal Support Programme20 September 2007
PSP, funded by the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations and delivered by non-government and private contractors, provides two years’ intensive case management to job seekers facing multiple personal barriers.
The research found that after involvement in the program participants had somewhat higher levels of economic and social participation and less interference from barriers. Many elements of the PSP model are consistent with best practice overseas, but two serious weaknesses are the lack of integrated employment support and the severely limited funding restricting access to specialist services for participants.
Donwload report (148 pages, PDF, 802 KB)
ISBN 978 1 876250 81 2
Also available Making it work summary (15 pages, PDF, 319 KB)